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Punakaiki ratings
Quality on a good day: 5.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 3.0
Wind and Kite Surfing: 1.0
Crowds: 4.5

Overall: 3.3

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Surf Report Feed

Current weather conditions and live observations for Punakaiki based on the nearest weather station observations (including METAR, SYNOP, ship and quickscat wind data). This is the most reliable place on to see what is happening with the weather in Punakaiki right now. Also check out the current weather map overlays on our dynamic weather maps.

Current Weather near Punakaiki

as reported by 5 closest weather stations

Weather Station WeatherWindTemp.Visibility
Visibility /

Runanga Greymouth

32 km S20 m above sea level

40 minutes ago
10 N10
light winds from the N
(9 km/h at 355°)
28.6 °C-

Greymouth wx

40 km S53 m above sea level

26 minutes ago
Mostly Cloudy
0 N0
(0 km/h at 360°)
27.7 °C10.0

Westport Airport

47 km NNE18 m above sea level

3 hours ago
5 NW5
light winds from the NW
(7 km/h at 310°)
21.9 °C10 km
10 km

no observation

Hokitika Airport

72 km S40 m above sea level

3 hours ago
5 NNE5
(4 km/h at 30°)
22.1 °C10 km
10 km

no observation


164 km SSE210 m above sea level

2 hours ago
5 W5
(3 km/h at 265°)
27 °C-

* NOTE: not all weather observatories update at the same frequency which is the reason why some locations may show data from stations that are further away than known closer ones. We also include passing Ship data if it is recorded close to Punakaiki and within an acceptable time window.